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 1888

Burrage, Henry S.
Baptist hymn writers and their hymns
By Henry S. Burrage, D.D. author of "A history of the Anabaptists of Switzerland," etc
Portland, Maine: Brown, Thurston & Co., 1888


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  Adams, John (b. 1751 d. 1835)  
  Allen, Lorenzo B. (b. 1812 d. 1872)  
  Allen, Thomas (b. 1824)  
  Allsop, Solomon S. (b. 1824)  
  Anderson, George W. (b. 1816)  
  Anderson, Maria Frances Hill (b. 1819 d. 1895)   hymnologist
  Armstrong, H.M.  
  Arvine, Kazlitt (b. 1819 d. 1851)   editor, hymn writer
  Bailey, Rosa Adams (b. 1843 d. 1879)  
  Bailey, Thomas L. (b. 1824)   hymn writer
  Baldwin, Thomas (b. 1753 d. 1826)  
  Balfern, W. Poole (b. 1818 d. 1887)   hymn writer
  Banks, C.B. (a. 19th century )  
  Barnaby, Nathaniel (b. 1829 d. 1915)   hymn writer
  Baxter, Lydia (b. 1809 d. 1874)   poet, hymnwriter
  Beddome, Benjamin (b. 1717 d. 1795)   hymn writer
  Benedict, David (b. 1779 d. 1874)  
  Bennett, Albert Arnold (b. 1849)   hymn writer
  Bennett, Cephas (b. 1804 d. 1885)  
  Betts, Henry John (b. 1825)  
  Bickel, Philipp (b. 1829 d. 1914)  
  Binder, Carius (a. 1527)  
  Blackall, Christopher Ruby (b. 1830)  
  Blain, John (b. 1795 d. 1879)  
  Blaurock, George  
  Bliss, Philip Paul (b. 1838 d. 1876)   itinerant Baptist music teacher, hymn composer
  Boardman, George Dana (b. 1828)  
  Bodenbender, Conrad (b. 1823)  
  Bolles, Matthew (b. 1769 d. 1838)  
  Bower, Jacob (b. 1786 d. 1874)  
  Brayman, Mason (b. 1813 a. 1860)  
  Broaddus, Andrew (b. 1770 d. 1848)   hymn compiler
  Bronson, Miles  
  Brown, John Newton (b. 1803 d. 1868)  
  Brown, N. (a. 1832)  
  Brown, Nathan (b. 1807 d. 1886)   hymn writer
  Brown, Theron (b. 1832)  
  Buck, William C. (b. 1790 d. 1872)  
  Bunyan, John (b. 1628 d. 1688)   hymn writer
  Burdett, Staunton S. (a. 1834)  
  Burnham, Edwin (b. 1817 d. 1887)  
  Burnham, Richard (b. 1749 d. 1810)   pastor, hymn writer
  Burns, Dawson (b. 1828)  
  Burton, John (b. 1773 d. 1822)   hymnologist
  Butler, Nathaniel (b. 1824)   hymn writer
  Butterworth, Hezekiah (b. 1839 d. 1905)   hymn writer
  Bwin, Moung Shway (a. 19th century )  
  Cates, J.M.D. (b. 1815 d. 1887)  
  Clark, Charles (b. 1838 a. 1879)   saxophone
  Clarke, W. Augustus (a. 1773)  
  Clement, Jesse (b. 1815)  
  Cleveland, Benjamin (b. 1733 d. 1811)  
  Colby, Henry F. (b. 1842)  
  Cole, Charles (b. 1733 d. 1813)   hymn writer
  Coles, Thomas (b. 1779 d. 1840)   hymn writer
  Collier, Mary Ann (b. 1810 d. 1866)   hymn writer
  Collins, S.A. (b. 1830)  
  Colver, Nathaniel (b. 1794 d. 1870)  
  Compston, John (b. 1828)  
  Conrey, Harriet M. (b. 1838)  
  Cook, Joseph B. (b. 1775 d. 1833)  
  Craven, Henry (a. 1878)  
  Crawley (b. 1831 d. 1876)  
  Cushing (b. 1840)  
  Cushman, Elisha (b. 1788 d. 1838)  
  Cushman, Robert W. (b. 1800 d. 1868)  
  Cutting, Sewall S. (b. 1813 d. 1882)  
  Daniel, Robert T. (b. 1773 d. 1840)   clergyman, hymnwriter
  Davis, Eliel (b. 1803 d. 1849)   minister, hymnist
  Dayton, Caroline T. (b. 1806 d. 1870)  
  Deacon, John (b. 1757 d. 1821)   hymn writer
  Deacon, Samuel (b. 1746 d. 1816)   pastor, hymn writer
  Denham, David (b. 1791 d. 1848)   hymnologist
  Denison, Frederic (b. 1819)  
  Dennis, William L. (b. 1811 d. 1874)  
  Dent, Caroline (b. 1815 d. 1906)   hymn writer
  Dietz, Heinrich L. (b. 1837)  
  Doane, William Howard (b. 1832 d. 1915)   psalmodist
  Doke, Shway  
  Dougherty, Lucy S. (Hill) (b. 1822 d. 1847)  
  Dowling, John (b. 1807 d. 1878)  
  Draper, Bourne Hall (b. 1775 d. 1843)   hymn writer
  Dyer, Sidney (b. 1814 d. 1898)   hymnologist
  Eddy, Daniel C. (b. 1823)   hymn writer
  Elven, Cornelius (b. 1797 d. 1873)   Pastor, hymnist
  Evans, James Harrington (b. 1785 d. 1849)  
  Evans, John M. (b. 1825)  
  Evans, Kate F.  
  Eveleth, F.H. (b. 1843)  
  Fanch, James (b. 1704 d. 1767 a. 1750)   pastor, hymn writer
  Farwell, Nidhi Levi (a. 1841)  
  Fawcett, John (b. 1740 d. 1817)   hymn writer
  Feddersen, Johann Daniel (b. 1836 d. 1902)  
  Fellows, John (d. 1785 a. 1780)   hymn writer
  Fleischmann, Conrad (b. 1812 d. 1867)  
  Flowerdew, Alice (b. 1759 d. 1830)   hymn writer
  Folwell, J.N. (b. 1827)  
  Fountain, John (b. 1767 d. 1800)  
  Francis, Benjamin (b. 1734 d. 1799)   poet, clergyman
  Francis, George (a. 1824)  
  Franklin, Jonathan (b. 1760 d. 1833)   pastor, hymn writer
  Freeman, Enoch Weston (b. 1798 d. 1835)   clergyman
  Furman, Richard (b. 1755 d. 1825)  
  Gadsby, William (b. 1773 d. 1844)  
  Geistweit, William H. (b. 1857)  
  Giles, John Eustace (b. 1805 d. 1875)   hymn writer
  Gillette, Abram Dunn (b. 1807 d. 1882)   hymn writer
  Gilmore, Joseph Henry (b. 1834 d. 1918)   hymnologist
  Goadby, Frederick William (b. 1845 d. 1879)   hymn writer
  Goadby, Thomas (b. 1829 d. 1889)  
  Gordon, Adoniram Judson (b. 1836 d. 1895)   hymn writer
  Grace, Robert (b. 1799)  
  Graves, Henry C. (b. 1830)   hymn writer
  Graves, R.H. (b. 1833)  
  Grimmell, Julius C. (b. 1847)  
  Groser, William (b. 1791 d. 1856)   hymnist
  Hague, John B. (b. 1813)   hymn writer
  Hague, William (b. 1808 d. 1887)   hymn writer
  Hanaford, J.H. (b. 1819)   hymn writer
  Hansen, S. (a. 1889)  
  Harbottle, Joseph (b. 1798 d. 1864)   hymn writer
  Harris, John P. (b. 1820)  
  Harris, Joseph (Gomer) (a. 1821)  
  Harris, Miranda Vinton (b. 1819 d. 1856)  
  Harvey, C.H. (a. 1880)  
  Haselhuhn, Julius C. (b. 1829)  
  Haswell, J.M. (b. 1810 d. 1876)  
  Haswell, James R. (b. 1836 d. 1877)  
  Hawks, Annie Sherwood (b. 1835 d. 1918)   hymnologist, poet
  Hawley, H.H. (b. 1817)   hymn writer
  Hearn, Mary Anne (b. 1834 d. 1909)   hymn writer, Authoress
  Heath, Clara B. (b. 1831)  
  Heath, Georgiana L. (b. 1844 d. 1886)  
  Hetzer, Ludwig (a. 1526)  
  Hewes, John M. (b. 1803 d. 1883)  
  Hickey, James (b. 1800)  
  Hill, Stephen P. (b. 1806 d. 1894 a. 1836)   clergyman, hymn writer
  Hinton, John Howard (b. 1791 d. 1873)   hymn writer
  Holden, Oliver (b. 1765 d. 1844)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Holman, Jesse L (b. 1783 d. 1842)  
  Horne, William Wales (b. 1773 d. 1826)  
  Hpau, Sau Eh  
  Hupton, Job (b. 1762 d. 1849)   hymn writer
  Hut, Hans (d. 1528)  
  Ide, George B. (b. 1804 d. 1872)  
  Ikeda, K.  
  Jackson, Edward Hall (b. 1838 d. 1923)   hymn writer
  James, Richard S. (b. 1824)   hymn writer
  Johnson, Franklin (b. 1836)  
  Jones, Edmund (b. 1722 d. 1765)   hymnologist
  Jones, John R.  
  Jones, Robert  
  Judson, Adoniram (b. 1788 d. 1850)   hymnologist
  Judson, Emily (b. 1817 d. 1854)   hymn writer
  Judson, Sarah Boardman (b. 1803 d. 1845)   hymn writer
  Kawakatsu, T.  
  Keach, Benjamin (b. 1640 d. 1704 a. 1691)   writer, hymn writer
  Keith, George (d. 1775 a. 1749-1775)   book seller, publisher
  Kenyon, Archibald (b. 1813)  
  King, Henry Melville (b. 1838)   hymn writer
  Knapp, W.I. (b. 1835 a. 1870)  
  Kneeland, Levi (b. 1803 d. 1834)   hymn writer
  Knowles, James Davis (b. 1798 d. 1838)   hymnologist
  Kobner, Julius (b. 1806 d. 1884)  
  Kupfer, Sigismund (b. 1803 d. 1882)  
  La, Sau Pa (d. 1864)  
  Lamb, Frank M. (b. 1858)   singer, tenor
  Langford, John (d. 1790 a. 1765)   pastor
  Larsen, M.  
  Larsen, N. (a. 1856)  
  Lawson, John (b. 1787 d. 1825)  
  Le Geois, Benjamin  
  Lehmann, Gottfried W. (b. 1799 d. 1882)  
  Leland, John (b. 1754 d. 1841)   hymnologist
  Leopold, John (d. 1528)  
  Leslie, Mary Eliza (b. 1834)   hymn writer
  Lingley, James (d. 1868)   hymn writer
  Lloyde, D. Hayden (b. 1835)  
  Lonsdale, A.W.  
  Lowry, Robert (b. 1826 d. 1899)   composer, compiler of Sunday school songs
  Lugyee, Moung (a. 1873)  
  Lunn, J.S.  
  Luther, C.C. (b. 1847)  
  Lynd, Samuel W. (b. 1796 d. 1876)  
  Maler, Martin (d. 1531)  
  Manly, Basil (b. 1825 d. 1892)   hymn writer
  Mantz, Felix (d. 1527)  
  Marshall, Leonard (b. 1809)   composer
  Marshman, Joshua (b. 1768 d. 1837)   hymn writer
  Mason, Francis (d. 1874)  
  Mathams, Walter John (b. 1853 d. 1931)   hymn writer
  McKenzie, William Scott (b. 1832)   hymn writer
  McKittrick, J. (a. 19th century )  
  Medley, Samuel (b. 1738 d. 1799)   minister, hymnwriter
  Mercer, Jesse (b. 1769)   clergyman, journalist
  Morehouse, Henry Lyman (b. 1834)   hymn writer
  Mote, Edward (b. 1797 d. 1874)   hymn writer
  Moung, Moung Oung (b. 1803 d. 1878)  
  Mulford, John B. (b. 1851)  
  Myat, Saug (d. 1835)  
  Nakagawa, K.  
  Needham, Elizabeth A.  
  Needham, George C. (b. 1844)  
  Needham, John (d. 1786 a. 1746)   hymnologist
  Newton, James (b. 1732 d. 1790)   hymn writer
  Nielson, Riels (b. 1809 d. 1887)  
  Noel, Baptist Wriothesley (b. 1799 d. 1873)   hymn writer
  Norman, John (d. 1782)   hymn writer
  Paice, Henry (a. 1795)   hymn writer
  Pal, Krishnu (b. 1764 d. 1822)  
  Palmer, Albert G. (b. 1813)  
  Palmqvist, Gustaf (b. 1812 d. 1867)   Sweden's first baptist hymn-writer
  Parker, William Henry (b. 1845 d. 1929)   hymn writer
  Parkinson, William (b. 1774 d. 1848)   hymn writer
  Pearce, Samuel (b. 1766 d. 1799)  
  Pearce, Selina P. (b. 1845)   hymn writer
  Petterson, H.J. (a. 19th century )  
  Phelps, Arthur S. (b. 1863)   hymn writer
  Phelps, Sylvanus Dryden (b. 1816 d. 1895)  
  Pledge, Ebenezer (b. 1813 d. 1878)  
  Poindexter, Abram M. (b. 1809 d. 1872)  
  Provis, Benjamin Wilmot (b. 1822)   hymn writer
  Quala, Sau (d. 1880 a. 1846)  
  Rand, Silas Tertius (b. 1810 d. 1890)   hymn writer
  Rauschenbusch, Augustus (b. 1816)  
  Rauschenbusch, Walter (b. 1861)  
  Ray, Charles W. (b. 1832)  
  Reichenbach, H.A.  
  Richards, William C. (b. 1818)  
  Riedemann, Peter (d. 1556)  
  Ripley, Thomas Baldwin (b. 1795 d. 1876)   hymn writer
  Rippon, John (b. 1751 d. 1836)   clergyman, composer
  Rippon, Thomas (b. 1794 d. 1825 a. 1822)   hymn writer
  Robarts, Frederick Hall (b. 1835)  
  Roberts, James Thomas (b. 1850)   hymn writer
  Robins, Gurdon (b. 1813 d. 1883)   hymn writer
  Robinson, Robert (b. 1735 d. 1790)   minister, hymn writer
  Rowe, Charles H. (b. 1834)  
  Rowland, A. Judson (b. 1840)  
  Russell, John (b. 1793 d. 1863)  
  Ryland, John (b. 1753 d. 1825)   hymn writer
  Saffary, Maria Grace (b. 1773 d. 1858)   hymn writer
  Saillens, Ruben (b. 1855)  
  Sakellarios, Adaline Josephine (Edmands) (b. 1830)  
  Sands (b. 1844 a. 1875)  
  Sattler, Michael (a. 1527)   hymn writer
  Sau Sa Theu (d. 1852)  
  Saunders, David  
  Schiemer, Leonhart (d. 1528)  
  Schlaffer, Hans (a. 1511-1526)  
  Scott, Jacob Richardson (b. 1815 d. 1861)  
  Shawloo, Moung  
  Sherwin, William Fisk (b. 1826 d. 1888)   composer, music educator
  Simons, Caroline J. (Harrington)James (b. 1811 d. 1843)   preacher, hymn writer
  Slatter, James (b. 1790 d. 1862)  
  Smith, J. Byington (b. 1830)  
  Smith, J. Wheaton (b. 1823)   hymn writer
  Smith, S.F. (b. 1840)  
  Smith, Samuel Francis (b. 1808 d. 1895)   hymnologist
  Smith, William A. (b. 1847)  
  Smythe, James Francis (b. 1830)   hymn writer
  Sorensen, Peter  
  Sow, Ah (b. 1863)  
  Speck, Gregor (b. 1826)  
  Spencer, James (b. 1816)  
  Spurgeon, Charles Haddon (b. 1834 d. 1892)   hymn writer
  Staughton, William (b. 1770 d. 1829)  
  Steane, Edward (b. 1798 d. 1882)   pastor
  Steele, Anne (b. 1717 d. 1778)   hymnist
  Stennett, Joseph (b. 1663 d. 1713)   hymn writer
  Stennett, Samuel (b. 1727 d. 1795)   hymn writer
  Stenson, John (a. 1838)  
  Stevens, E.A. (b. 1814 d. 1886)  
  Stevens, Harriet C. (b. 1841)  
  Stevens, John (b. 1776 d. 1847)   minister, hymn writer
  Stilson, Lyman (b. 1805 d. 1886)  
  Stowe, Phineas (b. 1812 d. 1868)  
  Sutton, Amos (b. 1802 d. 1854)  
  Suzuki, T.  
  Swain, Joseph (b. 1761 d. 1796)   hymnist Preacher
  Swift, Carlos (b. 1829)  
  Syoo, Ah (b. 1861)  
  Taylor, Edward G. (b. 1830 d. 1887)  
  Taylor, Moses (d. 1877)  
  Thomas, B.C. (d. 1868)  
  Thomas, W.F. (a. 1880)  
  Thomas, William H. (a. 1838)  
  Thresher, Sarah B. (b. 1841 a. 1932)   hymn writer
  Thurber, Charles (b. 1803 d. 1886)  
  Timms, Gill (a. 1819-1838)  
  Torigama, S.  
  Trestrail, Elizabeth Ryland (b. 1813 d. 1900)   hymn writer
  Tritton, Joseph (b. 1819 d. 1887)   hymn writer
  Tucker, William (b. 1731 d. 1814)  
  Tupper, James (b. 1819 d. 1868)   hymn writer
  Turnbull, Robert (b. 1809 d. 1877)   hymn writer
  Turner, Daniel (b. 1710 d. 1798)   pastor, hymnist
  Turney, Edward (b. 1816 d. 1872)   hymn writer
  Turney, Emma (b. 1819 d. 1851)  
  Tyers, John (b. 1788 d. 1848)   cast, vocals
  Tymns, Thomas V. (b. 1842)  
  Upton, James (b. 1760 d. 1834)  
  Vinton, Calista (b. 1809 d. 1865)  
  Wade, Jonathan (b. 1798 d. 1873)  
  Wagner, George (a. 1527)  
  Wallin, Benjamin (b. 1711 d. 1782)   pastor, hymn writer
  Walter, Thomas U. (b. 1804 d. 1887)   hymn writer
  Ward, William (b. 1769 d. 1821)   hymn writer
  Washburn, Henry S. (b. 1813)  
  Westlind, Nils (a. 19th century )  
  Westrup, Thomas M. (b. 1837)  
  White (b. 1848 a. 1870)  
  Wigner, John Murch (b. 1844 d. 1911)   hymn writer
  Wigner, John Thomas (b. 1815)   minister
  Wilkinson, William Cleaver (b. 1833)   hymn writer
  William, Dossey (d. 1853)  
  Willmarth, James W. (b. 1835)   hymn writer
  Windolf, Hermann (b. 1846 d. 1922)  
  Winkler, Edwin Theodore (b. 1823 d. 1883)  

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